After releasing his first single featuring Desiigner, Mura Masa drops “Second to none”. His debut album drops July 14th.
Indie group Litany releases a new single for their new self titled EP.
Since February Calvin Harris has been releasing songs such as Slide, Heatstroke,Rollin and Feels. This is a feel good album featuring many of todays biggest hip hop and pop stars.
Vic Mensa is due out for his debut album this year. Chicago drill music has died down a but but Vic reminds us there is plenty of artist coming out of Chicago pushing different sounds and artistic visions. Listen to his new 4 track EP “The Manuscript” here.
Daft punk teams up with Australian group Parcels for 5 track EP. They both have similar electronic funk styles.
Sza’s Ctrl album gives us what we need from our artist vulnerability and honesty. This album is creative from the album cover to the title. Plenty of memorable tracks on here Garden, Love Galore, Doves in the wind, Broken clocks, pretty much the whole thing.
Eli Sostre is a NYC native who has a mixtape due out July 21st. If the rest of the mixtape sounds like “Blame” NYC can have a new star on the horizon to put them back on the main stage.
Vince staples maybe the one of the most interesting acts in hip hop. Big Fish Theory is very versatile with the beat selection with songs like 745, Love Can Be and Big Fish. He has come a long way since summertime 06 and album is well worth a listen.
DJ Khalid has come a long way and with big features on his album last year only Khalid can out do his own features. Grateful has collaborations we can only dream of, Nas with Travis scott, Pusha T & Jadakiss. Another track features Fat Joe and Raekwon. I don’t know how Khalid did it but grateful isn’t even a feeling for this project.
Raekwon releases some heat with a remix along with Ghostface Killah to “This Is What It Comes To”. After popular demand the people get their remix and it’s worth the wait. Look out for Raekwon’s “The Wild” on Friday.
Drake’s More life has delivered with numerous influences. You get Caribbean vibes in “Passion Fruit, Get it together and Madiba Riddim”. Bars are being dropped “No Long Talk, Gyalchester, Skpeta Interlude, Portland, and KMT”. Of course you get plenty of your slow Drake Jams in songs like “Nothing into Somethings, Since Way Back and Teenage Forever”. Plenty of features Kanye West, Travis Scott, Quavo, Young Thug, PartyNextdoor and U.K’s Jorja Smith, Sampha, Giggs, Skepta, and South Africa’s Black Coffee. Listen to album after Jump…
Few rappers in the game have the consistency of Ricky Rozay. Nine albums in and Ross is still giving us never ending flows. We put together a playlist of some of Rozay’s work over the past few years and his new album “Rather You Then Me”. Check it out after the jump….
Soon’s first album since 1996. Our favorite picks on the album are “Tear it down, Hot Thoughts, and Do I have to talk you Into It. The album is very solid work even though one of their members left the band.
Friend Zone crosses the lines between R&B, hip hop, electronica, jazz. Check out Thunder Cat’s album Drunk featuring Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa and Pharrell Williams. A lot of production credits to Flying Lotus.
Nav has made a name for himself last few years by collaborating with some of the biggest hip hop stars, Finally his debut EP is here. Some highlights are Lonely & Some Way
Steve Lacy one of the members from the band “The Internet” dropped a solo EP and reveals he makes songs only using his Iphone. Very talented and just 18yrs. Check out the Steve Lacy Demo below.